Human Resource Management
Designed for students from all disciplines, this programme has been fully accredited by CIPD, HR Certification Institute, and is fully aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management. You will gain the specialist knowledge and practice-based ability that are vital in the world of human resources and business performance.
This is the only programme in Ireland that is accredited and aligned with the three largest HR bodies globally and one of few globally to include HR analytics, which was recently introduced to meet industry demands. The programme is research-led, evidence-based and practice-driven. Senior practitioners from industry teach on the programme to offer you a strong combination between research and practice. You will also go beyond the classroom and learn in real organisations via the Human Resource Management in Practice module. Focusing on key themes such as organisational business strategy, innovation and growth, strategic decision making and diversity and inclusion management, you will develop your professional skills including communication, negotiation and ethics.
This MSc. course is 90 credits delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a substantial research project, which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.
• Human Resource Management
• Organisation Design and Development
• Learning & Development
• Strategic & International HRM
• Researching HRM
• HR Digitalisation & Analytics
• Performance & Rewards Management
• Managing Employment Relations
• Developing Skills for Business Leadership
• Managing Diversity in Organisations
• Business Ethics & Society
* Modules subject to change
Dissertation – Your research project is the culmination of your degree, allowing you to demonstrate and apply the techniques and knowledge acquired from the taught modules to a problem of real world academic or managerial concern.
A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
Two academic referees
Work experience (optional)
An English competency exam
A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases
Closing Date 31st July 2022
We advise students to apply for this programme as early as possible as admission to the course will be very competitive. The programme is subject to early closure as a result
1 year full-time